We’ve posted previously about the importance of putting the user experience first when innovating – what we call #outovating. Putting customers first is also an imperative with marketing. Generating demand means engaging users at the precise moment when they are inspired. It drives purchases regardless of seasonality.
The days of relying upon linear thinking in travel marketing are flying off into the sunset like the venerable 747 (we’re gonna miss that bird!). Our always-on society means inspiration can strike anywhere, at any time. The traveler’s path from inspiration to booking is not only getting shorter – it’s disappearing. Those who understand and capitalize on this trend will get the lion’s share of the bookings.